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How Is It Possible That Galaxies Are Moving Away From Us Faster Than the Speed of Light?

According to Albert Einstein, the speed of light is an absolute constant beyond which nothing can move faster. So, how can galaxies be traveling …

easy drain dot offers freedom to create a barrier-free shower

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World

For response at home to attacks abroad, White House brings out Biden

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House deployed Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday to explain to fearful Americans the administration’s policy on Syrian refugees in the weekly address to the nation.<p>Refugees have become a top political concern after Islamic State militants killed 130 people in …

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Associated Press News

A Brash Brit’s Subversive Siege of Ancient Rome

Mary Beard has shaken the dust off the Classics world with her vivid vision. With her new book SPQR, she sees our modern life in the empire’s …

Ancient History

Chrome Dev 48 Rolls Out With Early Bluetooth Web API Support On Chrome OS Dev Channel And Android Marshmallow

Google's Chrome development team regularly implements new APIs to extend the possibilities for web apps to behave more like their native …

Rdio will transition subscribers to free accounts after November 23rd

Following the news of Rdio's bankruptcy filing and sale to Pandora, the company offered some details on how its users can expect their streaming accounts to ride off into the sunset. Starting November 23rd, the service will no longer accept new customers and current subscribers can expect their …

U.A.W. Vote at Ford and G.M. Ends Painful Process for Big Three

DETROIT — After five months of bargaining and divisive ratification votes, the United Automobile Workers on Friday completed new labor contracts covering more than 140,000 workers at the three largest American automakers.<p>The new agreements, which will expire in four years, include raises and …

Employment

How to Make Classic Guacamole

It’s pretty hard to make a bad guacamole. Unless you use an unyielding avocado or a colorless tomato, people will always like you more if you bring …

Close the mosques, lock up the immigrants and pass the “Liberty cabbage”: A brief history of our bigotry and ignorance, from John Adams to Donald Trump

Donald Trump and that Virginia mayor aren’t alone—Paris and the refugee crisis have released old currents of hate<p>Know what it says on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty? Along with hundreds of thousands of other New Yorkers, I see her almost every day during my daily commute, while the Q train …

10 Ways to Chip Away at That Tub of Miso in Your Fridge

I moved out of my last apartment with a plastic tub of miso; that tub is currently loitering in the back left corner of the fridge in my new apartment, commiserating with its neighbors, a pint of tahini and a bag of ground flaxseed that, similarly, I have not been giving the attention they deserve.</b> …

Ice Cream

Looking For a Weeknight Dinner? Try Wine-Spiked Mushroom Bolognese

<i>There’s more to wine than sips by the glass. This month, we’re partnering with</i> <i></i><i>Sara Forte of Sprouted Kitchen</i> <i>to share tips, insights and recipes</i> …

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In a large saucepan, combine 1/2 cup of the wine and shallot. Set over medium heat and cook, stirring, until most liquid has evaporated, about 3 …

Bulls' Jimmy Butler: I'll ask for matchup on Stephen Curry

SAN FRANCISCO -- Jimmy Butler welcomes the challenge of defending the hottest player in the NBA, Stephen Curry, on Friday night in Oakland.<p>As a …

16 (Yummy) Ways to Get Your Greens This Thanksgiving

Okay, so maybe the first thought that comes to mind when you think of Thanksgiving dinner isn’t leafy green lettuce. It’s hard to compete with a juicy turkey or all of those mouth-watering side dishes. That said, we think the holiday green is highly underestimated, and we’ve got 16 Thanksgiving …

Four dishes, cook just once Alex Bluett’s pork belly, black bean and chorizo stew

Pork belly, black beans and chorizo combine to make a great winter warmer similar to a Brazilian <i>feijoada,</i> with hints of chilli, thyme and chipotle – and the leftovers can be used in a number of ways to create three meals that rival the original dish. Pork belly is my favourite cut for this stew but …

Food & Dining

FYI, ISIS Once Freaked Out About Women Buying Cucumbers

Because they look like... you know.<p>WASHINGTON -- The murderous militant group that calls itself the Islamic State purports to be the ultimate radical Islamist force, out to permanently reshape the world's civilizations. But the actual minutiae of how ISIS arose, and what it devotes itself to on a …

Al-Qaeda

Vegan Ramen with Tofu Shiitake Mushrooms and Green Chilies Recipe

Mushrooms

Part-time vegetarian: smart recipes that work just as well with or without meat

Vegetarian food has moved on: well, in fact it has has progressed in inspirational leaps and bounds, away from stodgy, worthy and dairy-laden dishes to bright, fresh, interesting meals fulls of flavour, texture and colour. There's been a real shift in enthusiasm for meat-free cooking and a growing …

Your First Slice of Pie Deserves Better

Why is it so hard to remove the first piece of pie without it turning into a crumbly, sticky mess? We got to the bottom of this mystery: Here's how to achieve the perfect first slice, every time.<p>Why is it so hard to make the first slice of pie look nice? No matter how cleanly you cut it, no matter …

Baking

6 Hacks for Scoring Seat and Room Upgrades Over the Holidays

Mighty Travels/ Flickr<p>Landing a premium-cabin seat at any time of the year - let alone the holidays - without cashing in all your loyalty points or paying a steep price can seem like an elusive effort. After all, you'll be contending with road warriors who have racked up hundreds of thousands of …

35 Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Appetizer Recipes to Make Your Day Easier

Let’s face it: Between the really-super-late cleaning, trying to please all of your guests and, oh, the <i>food</i>, hosting Thanksgiving can get stressful. We’re sure you’ve already got the actual meal covered, but there’s a lot of waiting before you actually get to dig in (we recommend some fun holiday …

Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes

It's just not Thanksgiving without pie! You can make and freeze pie crusts up to a month in advance so that putting together your favorite pumpkin, pecan, and apple pies for the big day will be a snap.

Cooking

Gremolata is the Secret to the Tastiest Simple Lentil Soup

My wife loves lentil soup, which means I make a lot of it. It's my go-to meal when I want to make something I know she'll enjoy without having to spend too much time, thought, or effort on it. The thing is, my wife likes it <i>ultra</i> simple. I mean, about as simple as you can get. Nothing more than a …

Snapchat just ran its first ad and it's for 'Ouija'

Making good on CEO Evan Spiegel's announcement earlier this month, Snapchat ran its first ad this weekend. The brief spot was a sponsored story for the upcoming horror film <i>Ouija</i>, and it's safe to assume that more ads of that stripe are on the way.<p>Snapchat promised earlier this week that its first …

Snapchat's First Advertiser -- Hollywood!

Universal Studios is the first advertiser to pay for ad space within Snapchat. The Los Angeles-based ephemeral messaging startup ran its first ad on Saturday for U.S. users — a movie trailer for the upcoming Universal Pictures horror film “Ouija,” which comes out Friday. The video ad ran 20 …

The Future Of AI Will Be Stacked

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Rick Collins is the president for enterprise business at Next IT, creators of the Alme virtual assistant platform. Prior to joining Next IT, he served as director of business development for Microsoft.</i><p>We are entering an exciting period for artificial intelligence. We’re seeing more …

Flickr Launches Updated iOS App with Full iPad Optimization

Yahoo-owned photo sharing service Flickr today updated its iOS app to Version 3.2, bringing full optimization for the iPad along with other new features. Flickr for iPad allows users to browse images on their feeds in high resolution and contains a full camera interface and editing suite for …

How to Share Multiple Recent Photos on iPhone

One of the great features of our mobile devices is the ease with which we can share photos and videos. You can use your iPhone or iPad to send multiple photos via email or messaging. And if you want to send recent photos, you can easily select multiple pictures to send to someone. Here’s how to …

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